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#1476582 - 05/25/09 09:32 PM Techron Review
parimento1 Offline


Registered: 09/02/07
Posts: 756
Loc: Brooklyn, NY
Wow what a difference, I used the 20 gallon treatment size in my 97 Avalon and the power very noticeably increased, even in the hot weather here, plus the exhaust does not reek of gas when idling. I was very skeptical about fuel treatments doing anything, but this really made a significant difference. Fuel economy has not changed as far as I can see.

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#1476604 - 05/25/09 09:49 PM Re: Techron Review [Re: parimento1]
saaber1 Offline


Registered: 11/28/07
Posts: 1877
Loc: Pacnw
It's great stuff. Have used on numerous cars over the years. Recently tried Lubromoly fuel injector cleaner and I found it to be more effective than Techron in my car. It is cheaper than Techron too. I think I paid $5.79 at NAPA. That was the first time I used it but will definitely be using the lubromoly again.
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#1476905 - 05/26/09 10:14 AM Re: Techron Review [Re: saaber1]
oilyriser Offline


Registered: 04/30/03
Posts: 7077
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Interesting about change in exhaust smell. Carbon buildup might have soaked full of gasoline and released it during the exhaust stroke.

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#1482074 - 05/30/09 10:04 PM Re: Techron Review [Re: oilyriser]
Vizzy Offline


Registered: 04/26/09
Posts: 1183
Loc: Canada
Make sure it has PEA in it whatever brand you use. PEA is the most effective gasoline detergent, and is very effective at removing deposits in the entire fuel system, and on intake valves.


Edited by Vizzy (05/30/09 10:04 PM)

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#1482729 - 05/31/09 06:31 PM Re: Techron Review [Re: Vizzy]
NHHEMI Offline


Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 6190
Loc: NH
Yup, the Techron FIC is some good stuff. Only FIC to see my vehicles.
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#1489466 - 06/06/09 02:01 AM Re: Techron Review [Re: saaber1]
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 18840
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
 Originally Posted By: saaber1
It's great stuff. Have used on numerous cars over the years. Recently tried Lubromoly fuel injector cleaner and I found it to be more effective than Techron in my car. It is cheaper than Techron too. I think I paid $5.79 at NAPA. That was the first time I used it but will definitely be using the lubromoly again.


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